"Stephen Joel Barrett" is an American retired psychiatrist, author, co-founder of the National Council Against Health Fraud (NCAHF), and the webmaster of Quackwatch. He runs a number of websites dealing with quackery and health fraud. He focuses on consumer protection, medical ethics, and scientific skepticism. Quackwatch received a 2003 award as a useful source for online consumer information.More Stephen Barrett on Wikipedia.
Last year, the global market was dominated by deals by U.K. and U.S. companies, but we are seeing some revival of the Japanese presence following a degree of economic stabilization, while in Europe, with the Euro successfully introduced, European business is turning to strategic M&A.Stephen Barrett